LibriVox recording of Maezli, by Johanna Spyri. Read by Daryl Wor. "Mäzli" may be pronounced the most natural and one of the most entertaining of Madame Spyri's creations. The atmosphere is created by an old Swiss castle and by the romantic associations of the noble family who lived there. Plot interest is supplied in abundance by the children of the Bergmann family with varying characters and interests. A more charming group of young people and a more wise and affectionate mother... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, children, Switzerland, castle Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Veronica, by Johanna Spyri. Read by Daryl Wor. Published in 1886, this novel encompasses a small community wherein Veronica, having lost her own mother, is “adopted” by a neighbour, Gertrude, who has a son of her own. The son, Dietrich, is learning how to become a saddler as his father before him. Their life is filled with hard work, but also some contentment. From the mother they now share, and two other matronly neighbours, Dietrich and Veronica learn valuable... Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, fiction, teen-young-adult, adoption, village life, loss and... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox Aufnahme von "Heidi kann brauchen, was es gelernt hat", von Johanna Spyri. Gelesen von Stephanie König. Heidi ist zurückgekehrt zum Alpöhi. Der ist darüber so froh, dass er nach Jahrzehnten zum ersten Mal wieder die Kirche im Dörfli aufsucht, worüber die Dorfbewohner erstaunt, aber erfreut sind. Er setzt sein Haus im Dörfli wieder instand, damit Heidi den Winter dort verbringen und die Schule besuchen kann. Heidi überzeugt den Geissenpeter, lesen zu lernen. Im... Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, children, Hörbuch, Kinder Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Heidi, by Johanna Spyri. Read by a full cast. "Heidi" takes us on a journey to the eventful childhood of a good-hearted girl from the Swiss Alps. A warm and loving story, full of touching moments, it reaches children and adults alike. It was written in 1880 and published in two parts: 1. Heidi's years of learning and travel. 2. Heidi makes use of what she has learned. This English translation from 1915 has "an especial flavor, that very quality of delight in... Topics: ibrivox, literature, audiobook, Heidi, children, Alps, pastures Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Moni the Goat-Boy, by Johanna Spyri. Translated by Helen B. Dole. Read by Abigail Rasmussen. Moni is the goat boy who takes care of all the goats belonging to the people of Fideris, Switzerland. He loves to sing, yodel, and whistle while he romps with the goats all day long on the mountains. His favorite is a young kid named Mäggerli. One day Moni comes across a serious situation where he must keep a deceitful secret in order to protect Mäggerli from being killed. Will... Topics: Librivox, audiobook, fiction, children, classics, Switzerland Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of What Sami Sings With The Birds, by Johanna Spyri. Read by Daryl Wor. Old Mary Ann has done her best to bring up her son on her own. Like other relatives, her son has a longing to travel off over the mountains. Mary Ann goes with him. Later on her son marries, but loses his wife after she gives birth to their son. Mary Ann assumes responsibility of her grandson, while her son moves away in the agony of his grief. This is the story of what happens to her grandson and where... Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, children, fiction Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Johanna Spyri's classic story of five-year old Heidi, an orphan sent to live with her grumpy grandfather in the Swiss Alps. Sweet-natured Heidi soon wins her grandfather's heart and makes friends with the lively young goat herder, Peter. Her newfound happiness ends quickly, however, when Heidi's aunt, Dete, takes her off to the city of Frankfurt to be a companion to Clara, a handicapped child. Finally Heidi is restored to her Alpine home and is exuberantly happy when she learns that Clara will...
LibriVox recording of Heidis Lehr- und Wanderjahre, by Johanna Spyri. Read in German. Im Jahre 1880 im Perthes-Verlag, Gotha, erschienenen ersten Heidi-Roman wird erzählt, wie das Waisenmädchen Heidi zu seinem einsiedlerischen Grossvater auf eine Alp oberhalb von Maienfeld (Kanton Graubünden) gebracht wird, wo es in Zukunft leben soll. (Zusammenfassung aus Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if... Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, heidi, deutsch, spyri, children Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Heidi, une histoire pour les enfants et pour ceux qui les aiment de Johanna Spyri, lu pour Librivox par Caroline Sophie. Une petite fille orpheline, Heidi, est amenée par sa tante chez son grand-père qui habite isolé sur l’Alpe, loin des hommes. Celui-ci a la réputation d’être féroce auprès des gens du village mais Heidi l’apprivoise et commence une vie profondément heureuse auprès de lui. Cependant, quelque temps après, la tante revient chercher Heidi pour la placer dans une... Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, livre audio, littérature, French, français, Johanna Spyri,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Heidi, by Johanna Spyri. Read by Kara Shallenberg. Hear Heidi if you've ever longed to see the Swiss mountain slopes. This story transports the listener from the fine air and freedom of the mountaintop to the confines of Frankfurt, back to the peaks again, bounding in flowered fields with goats at your heels and sky utterly surrounding you. We meet Heidi when she is 5, led up the mountain by her aunt who has raised the orphan but must leave now for a position in Frankfurt.... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, children, Switzerland, Germany, alps, mountains, city Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Heimatlos - Geschichten fuer Kinder und auch fuer solche, welche die Kinder lieb haben, by Johanna Spyri. Ready in German by LibriVox Volunteers. Ihr erstes Kinderbuch «Heimathlos» enthielt die Erzählungen «Am Silser- und am Gardasee» und «Wie Wiseli’s Weg gefunden wird» und erschien 1878 bei F. A. Perthes in Gotha. Als Autorin war nicht Johanna Spyri angegeben, sondern „Von der Verfasserin von «Ein Blatt auf Vrony’s Grab“. Erstmals fand sich auf dem... Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, Hörbuch, German, deutsch, Johanna Spyri, Wie Wiseli's Weg... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city. You can also read a copy of 'Heidi' by going to the International Children's Digital Library, a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
LibriVox recording of The Rose Child by Johanna Spyri. Read by Daryl Wor. The story of a little girl in the village of Wildbach, who loved the roses, and how spreading both her roses and her love touched the hearts of the villagers. (Summary by Daryl Wor) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer... Topics: roses, garden, children Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text